Paappan’s First Box Office Weekend Collection: Suresh Gopi Star Sees Massive Growth!



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paappan, the film that marked the reunion of iconic actor-director duo Suresh Gopi and Joshiy, got off to a fantastic start. The investigative drama impressed both audiences and critics. When it completed the first weekend of release,


is doing very well at the box office and has already emerged as a hit.

Latest reports from trade pundits suggest Suresh Gopi star had a massive weekend, breaking the 8 crore mark at the global box office. Paappan reportedly made a gross collection of around Rs 3.2 Crore on the third day alone, and a total gross collection of over Rs 8.5 Crore from its first weekend in theaters.

Paappan's First Weekend Box Office Collection: Suresh Gopi's Star Registry Massive Growth!

This is unquestionably a fantastic performance, considering that


was released with minimal hype before release. Director Joshiy had become the biggest launch of Suresh Gopi’s acting career so far, breaking the 2.5 Crore mark at the global box office on the day of its release. If things follow at the same pace,


could also become the highest-grossing film of the action superstar’s career.

Paappan's First Weekend Box Office Collection: Suresh Gopi's Star Registry Massive Growth!

As stated earlier,


did not have a massive release, with limited screens in smaller towns and outside Kerala. But the film is doing well thanks to positive reviews and word of mouth. The Suresh Gopi star reportedly got off to a slow start as his early shows only had around 50% occupancy. However, things changed on the second day, and on the third day of release, the collections even broke through the opening box office gross.

paappan, which features Suresh Gopi as a former police officer, stars actor Gokul Suresh’s eldest son, Nyla Usha, Neeta Pillai and others in the key role. Director Joshiy is written by famed radio jockey-turned-writer RJ Shaan. The investigative drama is jointly produced by Sree Gokulam Movies, David Kachappilly Productions, and Iffaar Media.

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